Church Law

Legal Assistance For Churches and Ministries

Gilchrist & Fields is equipped to assist your Wichita church with risk management services, church governance, and employment law matters.

Our church in-house counsel services include: 

Church Risk Management

– NEGLIGENCE MANAGEMENT
– RISK WAIVERS
– LIABILITY WAIVERS
– SAFETY PROCEDURES
– CHURCH POLICY DRAFTING/REVIEW
– CONTRACTS DRAFTING/REVIEW

Church Governance 

– DRAFTING OF BYLAWS
– DRAFTING ARTICLES
– CONTRACT REVIEW
– CHURCH PLANNING MEETINGS
– CHURCH MEDIATORS
– CHURCH DISSOLUTION

Church Employment

– EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION
– HIRING EMPLOYEES
– FIRING EMPLOYEES
– PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

Church In-House Counsel

Risk Management For Churches

We offer custom legal advice on best practices to safeguard your church organization from liability. This includes negligence management, drafting of assumption of risk waivers, liability waivers, child and vulnerable adult protection safeguard procedures, church policy drafting, and review. We also offer contract drafting and review services for risk management.

Church Governance Services

Gilchrist & Fields offers legal assistance to ensure that your church is set up for success. We also offer valuable drafting skills of items such as bylaws, articles, and contracts. We are available to assist during church strategic planning meetings and also act as mediators for high-conflict situations.

In the event that the dissolution of a church is necessary, we are also equipped to assist with such matters.

Church Employment Law Services

Church employment law services include, but are not limited to, legal advice and services for discrimination matters, hiring and firing of employees, and performance management.

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